Downeast Campus

It’s Thank you Thursday for Renee Pray

CHERRYFIELD, ME — It’s Thank you Thursday and today’s shout out of Mission Love goes to Renee Pray. Renee Pray works as a cook at Milbridge Elementary School during the school year, and with the Mission and other partners during the summer, providing meals to children in the community. She is committed to feeding all…

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It’s Thank you Thursday for Vazquez Mexican Takeout Restaurant

CHERRYFIELD, ME — It’s Thank you Thursday and today’s shout out of Mission Love goes to the Vazquez family, owners/operators of Vazquez Mexican Takeout Restaurant in Milbridge. The Vazquez family was instrumental in connecting and coordinating our Food Pantry’s recent delivery of food for the Latinx community. In partnership with Mano en Mano, together we…

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Info Session for Parents on EdGE Summer Camps, Tues., June 16, 7 PM

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Do you have questions about EdGE Summer Camp or want to learn more about what summer camps will look like this year? Tomorrow, Tuesday, June 16th at 7:00 pm, EdGE Interim Director Isaac Marnik and Maine Seacoast Mission President John Zavodny, will be answering over Zoom, questions about summer camp for any…

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It’s Thank you Thursday for Ellsworth Shaw’s & Walmart

BAR HARBOR, ME — It’s Thank you Thursday and today’s shout out of Mission Love goes to Shaw’s and Walmart in the City of Ellsworth. Both stores continue increasing their donations of fresh, nutritious food to keep pace with the increase in demand at the Mission’s Food Pantry. Walmart and Shaw’s meats, dairy, and other…

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Mission Food Pantry Open Every Other Wed Night – Starts June 10

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Maine Seacoast Mission Food Pantry is open today, June 10, 2020, from 3:30 – 6:00 pm. To make the Food Pantry more accessible to patrons we are opening for evening hours every other Wednesday. Please call 207-546-7424 to make an appointment or fill out our online order form: http://ow.ly/xyrQ50A3Tbn .

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Food Pantry Receives Big Donations of Meat, Produce, Bread

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Scott Shaw, Mission Downeast Campus Facilities Manager, earlier this week emailed a photo of a welcome sight in the back of a Mission delivery truck. “Received big donations of meat, produce and bread this morning from Shaw’s and Walmart. Should be well stocked on everything for this coming week,” said Scott. Learn…

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A Portrait of Jillian

BAR HARBOR, ME — Whether she is serving as Sunbeam (and Moonbeam) Steward, or helping direct several activities at the Weald Bethel Community Center, and the Food Pantry, Jillian is known all over for her warmth, her patience, kindness, artistic abilities, and as a chef extraordinaire. Viewers can get hints of all that in this…

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‘Culturally Relevant Food’ Day at Pantry is a ‘Wow!’

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Megan Smith, Maine Seacoast Mission Community Resource Coordinator, gives yesterday’s “culturally relevant food” distribution at the Mission Food Pantry a big “Wow!” In a follow-up email, Megan said: “What a wonderful amazing day. The partnership and camaraderie I saw today was beyond compare. We were able to serve the “culturally relevant food”…

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Kids Books for Summer Reading at Little Free Library, Milbridge, ME

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Ruth Feldman created the Little Free Library at Vasquez Restaurant in Milbridge. Ms. Feldman writes, “Please spread the word that a whole new shipment of books have just been donated to the Milbridge Free Library located at Vazquez in Milbridge! “Author/Illustrator Annette LeBlanc Cate donated one of her signed books MAGIC RABBIT…

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Fresh Produce Displayed for Food Pantry Drive-Through Patrons

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Megan Smith, Interim Food Pantry Manager at the Mission, sends this photo of the Food Pantry’s new “Fresh Produce” sign proudly hanging on the canopy covering the fresh produce display. This set-up is used on Food Pantry drive-through days to offer customers a chance to see and choose their favorite produce.

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